Papa Bouba Diop, Senegal’s World Cup Hero & FA Cup Winner, Dies Aged 42

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The Guardian: MANCHESTER, England - Papa Bouba Diop, the former Senegal midfielder who scored the first goal of the 2002 World Cup against France, has died at the age of 42. World football’s governing body posted a tribute to Diop on Twitter. “Fifa is saddened to learn of the pass... Read more

Move Over St Paul: Napoli Stadium To Be Named For Maradona

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[caption id="attachment_35946" align="alignleft" width="398"] Photo: stltoday.com[/caption] Associated Press: NAPLES, Italy —  Move over St Paul and make way for Maradona. The mayor of Naples started a formal process to rename the San Paolo stadium for Diego Maradona on Thursday. The m... Read more

Sports Minister & Jamaican Sprinting Star Usain Bolt Pay Tribute To Football Legend Diego Maradona.

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The Gleaner: KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaican sprinting star Usain Bolt tweeted: "RIP to legend Maradona - via @usainbolt", after hearing of Diego Maradona's passing. His comments were echoed by Jamaica's Sports Minister Olivia Grange who said she was saddened by the news. ... Read more

Diego Maradona: The Brilliant Highs & Tragic Lows Of A Football Genius

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, NY - Diego Maradona died on Wednesday near Buenos Aires at the age of 60 from an apparent heart attack, and really it is a wonder that this volatile genius lasted even that long on Earth. Those of us who covered his career, who watched in awe as he created divine goal... Read more

Diego Maradona: Argentina Legend Dies Aged 60

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Sky Sports: UK & Ireland - Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60. The Argentina legend underwent brain surgery at the start of November and his lawyer said he would continue to be treated for alcohol dependency. The 1986 World Cup winner had an emergency operation for a subdural h... Read more

Bermuda To Host SailGP Season Opener In 2021

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda, November 23, 2020 — Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) will be the Official Host Partner for the launch of SailGP’s Season 2, when the global league stages a four-week training camp in Bermuda followed by its two-day, live-televised kick-off event on the waters o... Read more

FIFA Bans Haitian Soccer President For Life For Sexual Abuse

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Associated Press: GENEVA, Switzerland — Haitian soccer federation president Yves Jean-Bart was banned from the sport for life on Friday following accusations of systematic sexual abuse of female players. The FIFA ethics committee found Jean-Bart guilty of “having abused hi... Read more

BTA: Bermuda To Host 2021 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships

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[caption id="attachment_34708" align="alignleft" width="443"] Photo: ITU[/caption] Sports Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda — Bermuda will host the 2021 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships next October 15–17. According to the Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA), the three-day, multiple-champ... Read more

Bermuda Championship: Brian Gay Wins & Tournament Announces 2021 Return Will Be October 25-31

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Sports Release: SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (November 1, 2020) — American Brian Gay won the 2020 Bermuda Championship in a one-hole playoff over Wyndham Clark today. Gay posted rounds of 70-68-67-64 to claim the $720,000 first place cheque, 500 FedExCup points and a spot in the 2021 Masters tournament. ... Read more

Canfield, Team Stars+Stripes Win 70th Bermuda Gold Cup, 2020 Open Match Racing Worlds

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[caption id="attachment_33645" align="alignleft" width="318"] Photo: foreverbermuda.com[/caption] Sports Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda — Skipper Taylor Canfield and Team Stars+Stripes – Mike Buckley, Victor Diaz de Leon, Mike Menninger and Eric Shampain – won the 70th Bermuda Gold Cup and 202... Read more